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Barite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

 
Barite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 53991
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Large single golden barite crystal with lustrous prism faces that have shallow rounded growth hillocks. The barite crystal is transparent (facet-grade) in the center section and translucent yellow at the ends where it contacted the outer cavity walls.
Overall Size:7x2.5x1.5cm
Crystals:70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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